Al Dente Cooking School

Al Dente Cooking is a place where friends and family come together to be inspired by the rich Italian culture, fresh Yarra Valley produce and a Mediterranean cuisine that helps you live longer, live healthier and live tastier!

Learn from first generation Italians, whose affection for cooking has led them to develop “Al Dente cooking” – where Italy meets the Yarra Valley. Let them create an afternoon experience of entertainment and education.

Located in the picturesque Yarra Valley, 45 minutes east of Melbourne, Al Dente cooking provides traditional hands on Italian cooking classes, using fresh local ingredients.

Learn about the Italian heritage and the love of food that the Italian people have. This passion for food cannot be learnt through cookbooks, but needs to be transferred, as it was done generations ago, through the art of sharing – physically, spiritually and personally.


find us at Billanook Estate

280 Edward Road Chirnside Park Vic 3116

m: 0422 280 975

e: info@aldentecooking.com.au

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Cooking classes

cooking classes

This page provides a listing and overview of each of the class menus available at Al Dente cooking. click on the class date for details and to book.


Corporate booking, team building events and private classes available – call 0422 280 975 to book or enquire.

for further details on corporate and team building events

for further details on private classes

How To Pay

View payment details : http://www.aldentecooking.com.au/how-to-pay

Dine with us

benvenuto al nostro cucina

Al Dente at Billanook Estate – come in an enjoy the delights of home style Italian cooking. Freshly made pasta and sauces made on the day. Traditional Italian pizza cooked in a wood fire oven. Antipasto platters, cheese boards and a range of desserts to enjoy with a coffee or glass of wine.

Don’t forget to check the daily menu to see what has been prepared special for the day.

Open every Saturday and Sunday for lunch 10am to 5pm.

Book on 0422 280 975.


Family feast

festa di famiglia

Join us at our table and enjoy a traditional Italian family feast. Course after course specially prepared for you. No menu to choose from just enjoy the generous serves of southern Italy.

Call us on 0422 280 975 to make a reservation and to custom a feast for your event.


Billanook Estate

Located in one of the prime positions of the Yarra valley that takes in spectacular views. you can savour fine estate wines in the friendly ambience of our cellar door and marvel at the breathtaking vista.

Opened in spring 2006 and located in a prime position on the vineyard to maximise the magnificent views of the valley. You can discover how quality grapes are grown to produce premium wines from a vigneron’s perspective or relax on the verandah and enjoy fine wines from our vineyard.

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